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Philippe Auclair
Senior Director, Regulatory Strategy & Advocacy, Abbott Quality & Regulatory at Abbott


Philippe joined Abbott in 1994. Amongst various assignments, he worked as as Director International RA compliance at AV and is currently Senior Director Regulatory Strategy and Advocacy at AQR

He represents European Industry in various European Commission expert groups and actively participates as trainer in programs organized by Regulatory Authorities around the world. Since 2015 he is and Industry advisor to the Asian Harmonization Working Party Technical Committee.

He is Chairman or co-chair of the Post Market Surveillance, the Notified Body, the International Regulatory and the clinical Working Groups of the European medical device manufacturers’ trade association Medtech Europe.

He is a member of the European Advisory Committee and of the board nominating committee of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS). Philippe received the “Global Leadership Award” from RAPS in 2010, has been elected “RAPS Fellow” in 2012.

Philippe is also the proud recipient of an FDA CDRH Director’s “Special Citation” for his work at Global Harmonization Task Force.

Agenda Sessions

  • Manufacturer’s Experience: Meeting Clinical Evaluation Requirements for the EU MDR